Catch the Pope’s first visit to Africa LIVE on DStv and GOtv
November 2015: Following the success of the live coverage of United States President, Barack Obama’s historic visit to Kenya in July 2015, MultiChoice Africa is bringing DStv and GOtv subscribers yet another historic event this month. From Wednesday, 25 – 27 November 2015, DStv channel 199 and GOtv Plus channel 29 will showcase Pope Francis’ first visit to Africa since he was elected the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and Head of State of the Vatican City in March 2013.
DStv subscribers on Access, Family, Compact, Compact Plus and Premium packages and GOtv Plus subscribers will be able to view the pastoral and state visit live from the minute the papal plane touches down at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on 25 November until Pope Francis’ departure from Kenya on 27 November to continue his tour in Uganda and the Central African Republic.
The extensive live coverage will include the Pope’s visit to the State House where he will hold a joint address with Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta to kick off the tour. Then on the 26th of November, viewers can look forward to one of the highlights of the papal visit, the Holy Mass celebration themed “Stand firm and be strong” at the University of Nairobi where an estimated 1, 4 million people are expected to attend.
The mass will be followed by more coverage of the pontiff’s visit to the United Nations Office in in the Gigiri area of Nairobi where he is expected to discuss climate change with members of the diplomatic corps at the United Nations Environment Program headquarters, This meeting will commence a few days before the U.N. climate change conference in Paris from 30 November to 11 December.
The Pope’s Kenya visit will conclude his Kenya tour with the coverage of the pontiff’s address to the youth at Nairobi’s Kasarani stadium where Barack Obama also addressed an estimated 300 000-strong crowd while on his visit in July.
For more information, visit www.dstv.com and www.gotvafrica.com.
BET Experience Africa 2015
Hitting the shores of Africa on 12 December, the BET Experience Africa is the ultimate lifestyle festival to kick off in December. #BETXAfrica will take over the Ticketpro Dome for a non-stop, jam-packed entertainment fest featuring music from Maxwell, Young Thug, AKA and more.
The DStv winner will attend the VIP pre-party and a lifestyle and entertainment festival!
- Golden Circle tickets are worth R1500 ($110) each
- R5000 ($350) spending money
- Three nights’ accommodation
*note: winner must have a valid passport and apply for their own visa’s with support from Multichoice
Please refer to the competition link below:
Runs till 25 November 2015!
Sport Stars Uncovered Tue 24 Nov 2015, 7:20PM | TRACE Sport Stars (188) – Premium
S1/E27 – Floyd Mayweather’. Enter into the secret life of the greatest champions. Find out about their wealth, their powers of seduction, their tattoos, their perfect bodies and their girlfriends.
UCL: Barcelona v Roma Tue 24 Nov 2015, 7:45PM | SuperSport 3 Africa HD (203) Premium
“UEFA Champions League – Matchday 5: FC Barcelona vs AS Roma”. Live from Nou Camp – Barcelona, Spain.
Bob the Builder every day at 3:35PM | JimJam (310) – Access/ Family/Compact/Compact Plus/Premium
To solve problems and get things done with a positive attitude, Bob the Builder and pals dig, haul and build together! With friends like Muck the dump truck and Dizzy the cement mixer, Bob and his business partner Wendy live in an imaginative world full of new experiences.
Good Will Hunting Wed 25 Nov 2015, 6:00PM | Studio Universal (112) – /Compact/Compact Plus/Premium
Will Hunting (Matt Damon) has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard), who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire (Robin Williams).
Fashion Police Wed 25 Nov 2015, 7:00PM | E! (125) – Access/ Family/Compact/Compact Plus/Premium
The American Music Awards took place last weekend and all eyes were on the red carpet. On Wednesday 25 November at 7:00PM, you are invited to join Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski for a special edition of Fashion Police only on E! They will look at the hottest fashion from the AMAs red carpet and tell us what looks they think are hot and which celebrities should be fined for their fashion offences.
Scream Queens Wed 25 Nov 2015, 6:10PM | FOX (125) – Premium
A genre-bending comedy-horror anthology series that revolves around a college campus which is rocked by a series of murders.
On The Case With Paula Zahn Thu 26 Nov 2015, 7:00PM | Crime + Investigation (170)- Premium
Veteran journalist Paula Zahn steps out of the studio and into the field to unravel criminal investigations, tracking the drama of each story by featuring the opinions of those closest to the case, including law enforcement officials, the families of the victims and the incarcerated, lawyers from both sides, and first-time TV interviews with convicted murderers. In this episode A cloud of smoke leads two truckers to a shocking discovery the smoldering remains of a teenage girl.
Best Friends Whenever Sat 28 Nov 2015, 08:00PM | Disney Channel (303)- Compact/Compact Plus/Premium
Best friends are there for each other whenever one needs help. In the case of BFFs Shelby and Cyd, that “whenever” can be any era in history. After a science experiment goes awry, the teens acquire the ability to travel through time whenever they want and, sometimes, even when they don’t. They try to use their recently acquired power to help navigate their teenage years, both in school and in their family relationships — especially when it comes to Shelby’s mischievous twin brothers Bret and Chet — which often includes going back in time to fix past mistakes. And for some fun, the girls occasionally sneak into the future to get a glimpse of what’s to come.
Mom Sat 28 Nov 2015, 4:30PM | M-Net (101) – Premium
Terrorists And Gingerbread”. Golden Globe nominated series from the creator of The Big Bang Theory. Allison Janney and Anna Faris star as a mother and daughter who struggle with sobriety in a world full of temptations
Marrying the Game Sun 29 Nov 2015, 4:00PM | Vuzu Amp (114) – Premium
Playing the relationship game with Jayceon Taylor has been a complicated affair for Tiffney Cambridge. Eight years ago, Cambridge, a conservative schoolteacher, met the successful rapper known as “The Game,” and a courtship that began more rocky than romantic was under way. They eventually fell in love — and have had two kids together along the way — but Cambridge has never been fond of Taylor’s wild alter ego and the lavish lifestyle that comes with being “The Game.” This docu-reality series follows their dichotomous relationship, one made much more interesting by the fact that the pair are planning to marry.
Keeping Up with the Kardashians Sun 29 Nov 2015, 6:00PM | E! (125) – Access/ Family/Compact/Compact Plus/Premium
Keeping Up with the Kardashians new season: The Kardashians are back for another season. This season follows Kim’s second pregnancy after struggling with fertility issues. The family also deals with the repercussions of Caitlyn’s interview, where she publicly revealed her feelings about the family. As always, there is plenty of drama, laughter and tears.
Taken 3 Sun 29 Nov 2015, 7:00PM | M-Net Movies Premiere (103) – Premium
Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) and his ex-wife, Lenore (Famke Janssen), are enjoying reconciliation when Lenore is brutally murdered. Bryan is framed for the crime and flees, with the CIA, FBI and police all in hot pursuit. For the last time, he channels his rage and particular set of skills into hunting down Lenore’s real killers, taking his revenge and protecting the one important thing left in his life: his daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace).